• Tips from Manafest!

    One of our clients 5 Time Juno Award Nominee and artist coach, Chris Greenwood A.K.A Manafest shares how he hit three different Billboard charts on his latest remix album without a record label.

    He was kind enough to create a video sharing three marketing secrets he used to drive sales so he could hit the Billboard […]

  • Does Q4 still exist in the music industry?

    Before you bank on a peak in sales from your upcoming Christmas album, it’s important to note that the behavior of music consumers has changed.

    The increasing prevalence of streaming has turned the industry into more of a 12-months-a-year enterprise, with digital distributors not marketing specifically for the holidays anymore. Read more about the new (or the […]

  • Why this headline is a bit misleading…

    While Apple Music’s subscriber count is currently at 21 million, just edging out Spotify with 20 million, feeding this is the fact that Spotify has a free, ad-supported tier that users can choose, while Apple Music does not.

    Spotify still controls the global paid music streaming market with a roughly 62 percent share.

    Read more about these […]

  • Happy October! Our fall playlist is here.

    We launched the first of our curated playlists this week with a collection of our favs for the fall season. The playlist includes NEEDTOBREATHE, Ingrid Michaelson, The New Schematics, for KING & COUNTRY, Paper Jackets, RayLand Baxter + more!

    Try on Our Fall Flannel here.

     

  • A huge win for songwriters and publishers…

    “The Senate’s passage of the Music Modernization Act (MMA) is a milestone by any measure. It is also just the beginning.”

    We’re still pinching ourselves. Read more about just how significant this new law is here.

  • ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: for KING & COUNTRY

    Soaring melodies, driving rhythms, theatrical instrumentation and personal themes are the heartbeat of for KING & COUNTRY. The Australian duo, comprised of brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone, raised expectations with the release of 2012’s Crave, winning Billboard’s New Artists to Watch for 2012 & their sophomore effort RUN WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG. debuted at […]

  • How is streaming doing? Are CDs or vinyls more relevant?

    Streaming becomes more and more relevant with the steady growth of paid subscribers (now totaling 46.3 million), while “old school” CDs are continually being replaced by the even older school medium, vinyl records.

    Read more about the revenue growth in all sides of the music industry here.